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Point, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of Point had a population of 877 as of July 1, 2017. Point ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Point is located at latitude 32.9371 and longitude -95.8634 in Rains County. The formal boundaries for the City of Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Rains County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 528 feet.

The City of Point (GNIS ID: 2411448) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Point is located within Point Division of Rains County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Point population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Point, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 877
Daytime Population: Workers 138
Daytime Population: Residents 487
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 625
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 877
Population in Familes 740
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 318
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $43,434
Average Household Income $59,363
Per Capita Income $23,544


Total Housing Units 382 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 236 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 97 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $118,750
Average Home Value $138,665


Total Households 333
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 237
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.93% 1.01%
Households 1.04% 1.06%
Families 1.29% 0.99%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Point, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Point to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1047 40th
Population Density # 1362 22nd
Diversity Index # 1232 30th
Median Household Income # 1013 42nd
Per Capita Income # 882 50th

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